Cable Television: With the rise of streaming services offering on-demand content at a fraction of the cost, traditional cable packages are often seen as overpriced and inflexible.
Brand New Cars: The moment a new car is driven off the lot, its value drops significantly.
Textbooks: The high cost of new textbooks has led students and educators to seek alternatives, such as renting textbooks or purchasing digital versions, which can be significantly cheaper.
Traditional College Education: With rising tuition fees, many are questioning the value of a traditional four-year college degree
Extended Warranties: Often seen as overpriced for the value they provide, many extended warranties offer limited coverage and come with numerous exceptions.
Gourmet Coffee from Cafés: As home brewing technology improves and premium beans become widely available, the daily expense of buying coffee from a café seems less justifiable to many people.
Latest Smartphone Models: With minor upgrades between generations, the high cost of the latest smartphone models is hard to justify for many, especially when older models remain capable.
In-Game Purchases and Premium Apps: The value of spending money on in-game purchases or premium app subscriptions is being questioned
Gym Memberships: With a wealth of free online fitness resources and affordable home exercise equipment, the necessity of a gym membership for staying fit is being reconsidered by many.